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“Excellent tastes from Ethiopia …. A Must visit place” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Habesha

Habesha
Ranked #8 of 512 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent tastes from Ethiopia …. A Must visit place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2013

It was one of the most special dinner I had today from Habesha Ethiopian restaurant at Nairobi. Guys … I have only one message for you … you should visit habesha restaurant & try the tastes of Ethiopian cuisine, if you are in Nairobi … you will not be disappointed …

The coffee they served was very traditional, enriched with fragrance of frankincense & some popcorn.

Also the price was reasonable.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Zurich, Switzerland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A great experience in exotic cuisine”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

For me as a European, Ethiopian cusine was a first-time experience. Although the food I ordered - fish that came finely hashed and in a yet unexperienced hot flavor, I really liked it very much. Of course, the quantity was too much for me, as I came to get used to in Africa. For people who really like to try food that is new to them a real great experience!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank George K
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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144 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Experience Ethiopia over your lunch/dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2013 via mobile

If you've never been to Ethiopia and want to learn more about its culture sitting in Kenya then go have a meal at this place. It's not just a restaurant but a small community in itself. It has a restaurant, bar, shisha lounge, chai (tea) area, barber shop and a general shop kind of place where all things Ethiopian are available. From the staff to the food to the paintings on the wall, everything is 100% Ethiopian and yes the food is awesome too.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Shahzad K
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Nairobi
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Great Value For Money”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013

Had lunch here and was impressed how quick the service was. I could not finish the Vegetarian dish and it certainly left me full. There were seven different vegetarian foods on the plate which is enough to please any vegetarian.

As others have said it is basic and rustic, but that is part of the charm.

Would certainly consider going again.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank SlammerKenya
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New York City, New York
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent and Great value!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2013

Loved this restaurant! Excellent Ethiopian food, quick service and very reasonably priced. The taxi ride to and from the Intercontinental hotel was more expensive that the meal (which included alcohol). I highly recommend it.

Visited April 2013
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